Wildlife Forensics: Guest Post by Fiona Quinn

It’s my pleasure to welcome back Fiona Quinn to Murder Blog, with a fascinating post about wildlife forensics. The post is so informative I don’t want to ruin it by rambling, so let’s get right to it. Over to you, Fiona! In wildlife forensics, an investigator attempts to tie a…

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I’m at ThrillWriting, Chatting About My Time Inside an Oil Drum

My time spent inside an oil drum

I’m over at ThrillWriting.blogspot.com today, talking about my time spent inside an oil drum. During my edits of CLEAVED, I noticed I had no real life experience to draw from in order to instill the correct emotional response in my reader, so I climbed inside an oil drum to experience…

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DNA and Other Forensic Evidence: Reliable or Fallible?

Is forensic evidence, like DNA, always reliable? The answer may surprise you. My guest today is a fellow research junkie. I’ll let her explain why. Please welcome New York Times E-book Bestselling Author Debbi Mack to Murder Blog. It’s an honor to be here today as Sue’s guest blogger. There are…

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Research: In Search of the Answers to Questions Unknown*

Today, Mystery Novelist Margot Kinberg visits Murder Blog to discuss how she does her research. Regular readers of the blog might remember Margot from her post Untrue Crime.  I always find other writers’ process fascinating, especially when it comes to research. Welcome, Margot! Thanks very much for hosting me, Sue. Folks, you don’t…

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Police Call Signs: How To Use Them In Your Fiction Writing

Police Call Signs

Chrys Fey, my guest today, certainly did her homework when she decided to use police call signs in her latest novel, 30 Seconds to Die. When writers research, their stories ring more true-to-life. I’ve built this blog with this notion in mind…to help save you time, and Chrys certainly delivers with this…

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Rewriting… In Cold Blood

I don’t often post two guests back-to-back, but Kim McGath‘s post makes the perfect Segway into my next post about serial killer couples/partners. Plus, she’s a retired homicide detective and cold case expert (and one of my closest friends) and she’s fascinating. Long time readers of the blog might remember she cracked the…

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Inspiration Behind Practical Geology by C. S. Boyack

Practical Geology

I had the pleasure of editing a short story for my dear friend, Craig Boyack. He’s been on the blog before. Craig has an excellent blog, where he shares his writer’s life. The Idea Mill posts always get the creative juices flowing. Recently, Shawnee Daniels from Wings of Mayhem made an…

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Meet the Man Behind the Writing Coach: USA Today Bestselling Author Larry Brooks

Chasing Bliss

It’s no secret that one of my all-time favorite authors is Larry Brooks. I devour everything he writes, and usually within days of release. Guess what? He’s got a new book out, a book unlike anything he’s ever written, a book written from his soul on a topic close to his heart. You…

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